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Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) (From left) ALP Vice standard bearer Duopue and standard bearer Urey uplift their hands to the cheering of their supporters at the 2nd National Convention in Ganta, Nimba CountyALP standard bearer selects a son of Nimba as running matePresidential aspirant Benoni Urey did not show any sympathy to the ruling Unity Party when he told partisans of his All Liberian Party (ALP) to join hands to remove the “corrupt system” from power.In his acceptance speech after he was endorsed as the standard-bearer at the party’s 2nd national convention in Ganta on July 7 and 8, he called on Liberians to deny the Unity Party any chance to continue leading the country.“The UP government is the most corrupt government in Liberian history,” he said. “We do not want a government that will turn our boys and girls into prostitutes.” He, however, did not give further details about his claim.He noted that “This government has abused us for 12 years, divided us and failed to reconcile us.”Mr. Urey said President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been living like someone displaced for 12 years because of her failure to have completed the renovation work of the Executive Mansion, where he claimed, US$20m has been spent in vain.He told jubilant partisans that he did not want to be president for riches, rather “I want to move the country forward by taking the government resources from Monrovia to the interior.”He said his government will create an environment where the poor will become rich, where the Christian and the Muslim can live together and where the country’s traditions will be respected.Mr. Urey said his government will ensure that 60% of the country’s revenues will be left for county development funds and will ensure equal rights for all Liberians.This 2nd national convention was held under the theme “Let’s get Liberia Working.” He said, “We want to change Liberia, where all Liberians will get on board for rapid development.”The ALP convention in Ganta coincided with Unity Party standard bearer Joseph Boakai’s weeklong visit to Nimba.Nonetheless, the ALP pulled great numbers of partisans, and many said the crowd at the ALP convention was beyond their expectation.To the joy of thousands of partisans, Urey named a son of Nimba County, Mr. Alexander Duopue as his running mate. Though Mr. Duopue is not popularly known in Nimba, his father, the late Moses Duopue, was a prominent citizen of Nimba, a revolutionary, who was an adviser to the People’s Redemption Council (PRC) military government of the late Master Sergeant Samuel K. Doe.The late Moses Duopue, was from Tappita District, Zohnghain Town and he was allegedly killed at the Gborplay Base of the defunct National Patriotic Front of Liberia headed by former Charles G. Taylor.With Duopue’s son emerging as running mate to Urey, the ALP gets a boost but the move could divide Nimba politically, according to political observers here.Mr. Duopue, in his keynote address, said he is standing on the shoulders of the great fallen sons or heroes of Nimba, including General Thomas Quiwonkpa, David Duayen, Jackson Doe, Eugene Kidua, among others, as well as his father, to bring light to darkness.Mr. Duopue expressed how humble and grateful he was for “such confidence to be reposed in me to be part of the team.” He said the ALP leadership will restore the hope of Liberians, by improving education, providing better healthcare and also improving on the terrible road conditions throughout the country.The government of the ALP will lead the people diligently, and people will once again trust their leaders, Mr. Duopue said.Earlier when he arrived in the city, hundreds of partisans chanted along his route, “We want Urey, we want Urey, No More UP, US rate is too high.” They lined the main street of Ganta and almost brought the city to a standstill. There were scores of placards bearing pictures of Mr. Urey.Upon their arrival, the ALP held a musical festival to welcome its delegates and all sympathizers to the convention where nearly all Liberian musicians were present at the Methodist Gym to entertain the audience.Vice standard bearer Duopue started his education at the St. Mary’s Catholic School in Duala, Bushrod Island, Monrovia. In 1983, he attended the Kwendin Vocational Training Center (KVTC), Nimba County, where he graduated from secondary education and earned a WAEC Certificate and Diploma. He traveled to the United States and attended the Barringer Annex in Newark, New Jersey. He is also a 1998 graduate of the University of Liberia where he earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Accounting majoring in Economics. He also earned a Master of Science degree (MSc) in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Strayer University, U.S.A. in 2007 and 2009.
A financial officer was on Tuesday remanded to prison when she appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged for attempting to murder a Police Constable.Maryanne DabyTwenty-five-year-old Maryanne Daby of Lot 127 D’Aguiar Park, Houston, Greater Georgetown, was also slapped with two possession charges.She was not allowed to plead to the first charge read to her by City Magistrate Judy Latchman. The charge alleged that on May 13, 2018, at Albert Street and Thomas Lands, Georgetown, Daby attempted to murder Police Constable Christopher Kissoon.However, the financial officer denied having a .32 pistol along with five live .32 rounds of ammunition in her possession while being an unlicensed firearm holder.The court heard from Police Prosecutor Arvin Moore that the 25-year-old was seen firing shots in the air while partying at a racing club when she was approached by Kissoon and commanded to stop.However, according to the Prosecutor, the irritated young woman took the said pistol and pointed it to the officer’s head and pulled the trigger. The prosecutor informed the court that the gun jammed and did not discharge.Attorney for Daby, Mark Waldron, in his bail application told the court that his client was unlawfully detained by ranks as there is no evidence to support the claims of the Virtual Complainant (VC).He argued that no spent shells were acquired by the Police to date, which shows that they would be unable to prove that a gun was indeed discharged.Addressing the possession charges, Waldron noted that his client was a licenced firearm holder; however, said licence expired and Daby is still within the grace period to have it renewed.Waldron questioned why no efforts were made to solicit the Department of Public Prosecution’s (DPP) advice in the matter.Magistrate Latchman however remanded the woman to prison. The case will continue on May 23.
Ray Stubbs is joined by Mick Dennis and Paddy Barclay to discuss all the latest sporting action.The lads reflect on all the Premier League results, including Manchester United’s dramatic late 1-1 draw with Chelsea.
It is a design that has been used by Barcelona since 1900, but it looks as though the Catalans could be about to disregard 115 years of history by doing away with their iconic blue and red stripes, according to reports from Spain at least.Under the headline ‘Revolution in the new shirt’, Spanish publication Sport claim that Barca are ready to ditch the stripes in favour of a blue shirt with red hoops. They go on to say that club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has given the dramatic design the thumbs up, as the club look to boost falling sales of recent strips.It is believed that the Nike manufacturered kit was unveiled during a secret ceremony at the Camp Nou on Monday.Click the arrow above to see more images of the proposed strip. 2 Barcelona’s stripes have been used for 115 years 2
Yun Suk-Young QPR left-back Yun Suk-Young knows he faces a battle to get back in the side after the club’s recruitment drive during his absence.The South Korea star has just returned from a knee injury and is available to make his first Championship start of the season but he is well aware there are a handful of left-sided defenders in his way.“There are so many left-backs at QPR now, so I know I must work hard,” the 25-year-old said.“I always do this, and the competition will really help my game. It makes you show good quality because of this pressure.“The team have made a good start to the season so I am very pleased, but I really want to be involved and play my part in this.“I will try my best and I will give 100 per cent because I really want to help QPR succeed.” 1
The “The Signing of the Contract” for the extension to Deele College, Raphoe took place earlier this afternoon.The successful contractor, Glebe Builders, Donegal Town, will commence construction of the new 2,000m2 approx. school extension in the coming weeks at the existing School Site at Meetinghouse Street, Raphoe.The contract duration will be approximately 10 months. This is a particularly significant event for the staff, students and parents of Deele College, past and present, as well as the wider local community. Donegal Education and Training Board are most grateful to the Minister for Education and Skills together with her predecessors in the Department as well as its Officials in the School Building unit for authorising this project to proceed to construction stage.Donegal ETB would like to convey thanks to all those who have brought this Project to fruition, including:• Mr Joe Boyle, Principal and former Principal, Mr P.J. Mc Gowan (recently retired),• The staff, past and present of the College, • Past and present Chairpersons and members of the School’s Board of Management/Parents Association• Past and present Chairpersons and members of Donegal Education and Training Board• Mr Shaun Purcell, Chief Executive, Donegal ETB CONTRACT FOR EXTENSION TO DEELE COLLEGE SIGNED was last modified: December 18th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BusinessFeaturesnews
Larissa in actionSIX NATIONS winner Larissa Nolan and her proud family will get a hero’s welcome in the Rosses tonight.The Tir Chonaill Rugby Football Club are hosting the Woman’s 6 Nations trophy in Careys Viking House Hotel in Kincasslagh between 7pm and 8pm.“We are the first team in donegal if not Ireland to host the trophy and are very privileged and honoured to bring Larissa and her family and this special international trophy to the north west,” said Eddie Sharkey from Tir Chonaill. “It was a massive achievement for the Irish ladies to win this prestigious trophy and everyone is very proud of the Donegal representation in Larissa Muldoon and also Nora Stapleton.”Everyone is welcome to come along to get your photo taken with the trophy and also Larissa herself ,also on the night there will be an event held by the local relay for life team. RUGBY QUEEN LARISSA BRINGS GRAND SLAM TROPHY TO THE ROSSES was last modified: May 3rd, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:RUGBY QUEEN LARISSA BRINGS GRAND SLAM TROPHY TO THE ROSSES
Tir Chonaill Gaels GAA News:Seniors“Another one in the bag” as a prominent club member put it. A huge congratulations to Tir Chonaill Gaels who won their 16th County Championship at Ruislip yesterday afternoon. On a day where the strong wind made conditions extremely difficult, both teams managed to play good football and it turned out to be high-scoring game in the end. The Gaels played into the wind in the first half and a brilliant ’45 from Mark Gottsche got the Gaels on the scoreboard. A well taken free and a rasping goal from Adrian Hanlon soon followed before the Kiernan’s hit back with a goal of their own. Another goal from Seamie Friel brought the tally to 2-02 and the Gaels went in a point down at half-time. The high tempo continued in the second half with both teams trading scores, John McGrath, Niall Boyle and Cathal Magee all getting on the scoreboard and Brian Duddy was in the right place at the right time to score a vital third goal for the Gaels. Commanding performances from Marty McCoy and Cathal Magee were topped off with points from both men taking the final score to 3-10 to 1-12. It was a great all round performance from the lads who dealt with the tough conditions well and a huge congratulations to Barney, Lloyd, JP and all the panel on the historic win. The boys then had an opportunity to watch themselves on TV in the clubhouse later on with style guru Michael Mullen cutting a Jose Murhonio-esque figure in the dugout as well! Michael felt he had to up his game following TV appearances from Club Chairman Tom Mohan & Club Photographer Tiny the previous evening.Colm Tully R.I.PThe club was deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Colm Tully on Friday evening. Colm, with his brothers and nephews to follow all played with the Geals and were devout supporters when they hung up their boots for the decades to follow. Colm was present with his family at the 1990 25 year anniversary only a few weeks back. We extend our sincere sympathies to his wife Catherine, his son and all the Tully and Delargey family. Minor BoardCongrats to the minor board who had their dinner dance at the weekend, as always it was expertly run, well attended and enjoyable. Well done to the various award winners.Lottery Results – 26th November 2015Jackpot £1,950 – No WinnerNumbers drawn: 3, 10, 13 & 23£25 Lucky Dip Winners: Billy Byars, c/o The Conningham ArmsTom Mohan, c/o TCGAdrian Downes, c/o TCGRyan Kearney, c/o TCG Next draw, Thursday 3rd of December at the clubhouseJackpot £2,000Play online at www.tirchonaillgaels.comGAA NEWS: TIR CHONAILL GAELS EXPRESS SADNESS AT PASSING OF CLUB MEMBER COLM TULLY was last modified: November 30th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAASport
Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? And, according to the Scottish Sun, Grezda has already undertaken a medical in Glasgow ahead of completing his £2million move to Rangers.Furthermore, it is stated the 23-year-old could make his debut for the Gers on Sunday – when Celtic host Gerrard’s side in the first Old Firm derby of the season. Grezda is on the verge on moving to Rangers 2 Latest transfer news LIVING THE DREAM Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti TOP WORK Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Rangers are to complete the signing of Eros Grezda from Osijek in a £2million deal, according to reports.Grezda, the Albania winger, has been in talks with the Gers over becoming Steven Gerrard’s 13th signing of the summer, with the Ibrox outfit looking to replace Jamie Murphy after injury ruled him out for the remainder of the season. REVEALED LATEST Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets 2 moving on IN DEMAND Grezda has made six appearances for Albania targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January three-way race The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Rangers have already signed Borna Barisic, the left-back, from Osijek this summer, having defeated the Croatian outfit in Europa League qualifying.Grezda missed the two-legged tie with and injury picked up on international duty, but he is said to be fit enough to make an instant impact at Ibrox. RANKED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Rangers are also hoping to complete a deal for Joe Worrall, the Nottingham Forest defender, with the England Under-21 expected to move to Ibrox on loan for the remainder of the season.